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virginia. mr. connolly: before i call on the distinguished member from virginia, of course the productivity i talk about is the productivity of this legislative body, not the honorable men and women who serve us, but for us. and we passed fewer number of bills in living memory. we have been out for 15 weeks since august instead of doing the people's business. that is one of the least productive records in american history, and no words are going to change that. not in the history books and not in the minds of the american public that is showing disapproval of that productivity with the low approval ratings of this congress. i am now pleased to yield three minutes to the distinguished member from virginia, mr. moran. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for three minutes. mr. moran: thank you, mr. speaker. i thank my very good friend who has been tireless in representing not just the interest of his constituency, but of this great country. mr. speaker, first of all -- and it may seem petty, but if it was done by the other side, it would be a big deal. this bill
connolly, and robert whitman along with mark warner and tim kane. the proposed site is in springfield, virginia. the fairfax county board unanimously approved a resolution urging the congress and to lobby for the move. >> new numbers show gun -- unemployment claims rose slightly. 371,000 people filed first-time claims, up 4000 from the week before. this is still an improvement over last year. in the first week of 2012, 390,000 filed claims. today's numbers reflect a slight improvement. >> speaking of improvement, all you have to do is look outside of the weather. dealing with a few clouds, but otherwise really mild temperatures. >> it is a beautiful day. bright sunshine.gorgeous. if today we have the clouds moved in with that front. today nothing but sunshine. arlington, here is a live look. you can see, nothing but blue with one high, thin cloud overhead. early in arlington after a morning low of 45. 49 in sterling. for the most part locally and north of the metro, upper 40's. montgomery village 45. fredericksburg 54. culpeper 53. for the most part, temperatures bread will be lower
pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from virginia is recognized for one minute. mr. connolly: thank you, mr. speaker. we are about to have a hold your nose vote here in the house of representatives. and many of us are going to wrestle with the problem of making perfect be the enemy of the good. we do have an opportunity to stabilize taxation for 899 -- 99% of all americans. to extend appreciation and investment expansion for small businesses. to make sure that families in america through the child tax credit, the earned income tax credit, and student loans are stabilized for their planning in the calendar year 2013. the r&d tax credit is extended. there is a lot in this package that's good. there is a lot in this package, i should say, there's a lot that's not addressed at all in this package. we have a debt ceiling crisis pending. we have a sequestration crisis pending. it must be addressed. or it's going to have a huge drag on the united states' economy and in the case of the debt once again revisit the issue of default for the first time in american history. so it's not a
from a high-rise jail in chicago two weeks ago. kenneth connolly was arrested just outside the city. using a rope of knotted bed sheets connolly and joseph banks lowered themselves about 20 stories to freedom. jail officials didn't notice for hours. banks was arrested just two days later. one of the nation's best science museums has interviewed a nine-year-old for the position of curator. wait until you meet this kid, "on the road" is next. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their buddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have m
>> the two federal prison escapees kenneth connolly found in custody right across the street from a suburban police department. our top story seen on the country tonight on wgn america his days on the run are now over kenneth connolly all rides back at the metropolitan correction center just a few moments ago the same place that he and joseph banks escaped last month scaling down 15 stories of the building. management from the apartments near 130 and 86 avenue called police after two maintenance workers spotted a man sleeping in this building they ran to the building, to win in. he was walking with a cane, he had glasses on and a hat pulled down over his head. he was walking trying to give the illusion that he was an older man. while the officer was talking on his radio the guy punched him and knocked him down and ran. after a brief struggle a bb gun was found in his discussion. a couple moments later we saw a group of policemen escorting a suspect into their car the entire incident happened so fast many in the complex were unaware what had happened. he ended up here so it's prett
office is right on target. i'm asking congressman gerry connolly if there is any way to save it. >>> and secretary solis is leaving the administration. she'll talk about the impact of immigration reform on our economy. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using the hash tag edshow. we're coming right back. >>> it is a sad, sad day. but it's also your day, noah, my little man. i will miss your forceful and purposeful little steps stomping through our house. i will miss your perpetual smile, the twinkle in your dark blue eyes framed by eyelashes that would be the envy of any lady in this room. most of all, i will miss your visions of your future. >> welcome back to "the ed show." that was veronique pozner, giving the eulogy at the funeral of her son noah. noah pozner was one of 20 children killed at sandy hook last month. he was just 6 years old. veronique and her family, as well as other newtown families are fighting for reform in house of representatives of stopping another tragedy. and tomorrow the president will unveil a set of proposals to curb gun violence
. >> he was not up to it physically. and i cast billy connolly. >> rose: who is younger than the character. but you thought he would be right. >> well, he never ceased telling us that he wasn't 70 yet. the rest of us were all in our 70s. with a scottish accent, i'm only 69. >> rose: but you thought coplay 70. >> yes. yes. with help from lighting. >> rose: what did you think you could bring to this movie? >> after i saw tosca's kiss about real opera singers retired, about real-- i hate that word is so repugnant. >> rose: retirement. >> yeah, i'm retired. i'm a retired opera singer. and musicians t hit me. i turned to the cinematographer and i said we have to get the real thing. we have to get real opera singers, retired and real retired musicians. and once i got the okay to do that i felt that we had a movie. we had a shot because we were goi to integrate these stars, maggie smith, pauline collins, billy connolly, tom courtenay where the real thing. and what we didn't expect is that no-- these people were at the top of their game at one time, had played places like la scala and at the end w
to happen. >> michael connolly said, anything to add to that? is this the right time in the valley? is there a bubble? >> i would like to speak about the clean technology sector. there was a little bit of a bubble that emerged in 2005, 2006, 2007 time frame. what has happened since then is you see the landscape changed. there have been a lot of companies and vc's, founders, that are focused on very few investments in companies but are in it for the long run. the time and invested it takes to build a clean tech company. the difference with clean tech, there might be large facilities required, investment to build your first plant, for instance. we are seeing a change in the landscape. one thing i want to add, too, for clean tech, there are organizations like the clean tech opened that foster innovation and identify and help on to produce with that system, present their idea, put together their business plan, attract the mentors and advisers to help them build their technology. the incubators are contributing to a maturing clean tech and biotech sector -- sector. >> just a short comme
? first, you interviewed the people who are still alive. john connolly himself was very helpful to me. he had a great ranch in south texas with a stable of quarter horses, used to come to the guest house where i would stay very early in the morning, 5:30 or 6:00 and we would go and sit on the top railing of the fence watching the mexicans exercise the quarter horses and he would tell me about -- he answered almost every question that i asked about anything in johnson's career but took me through the assassination in great detail. among the things he said was everybody thought when they heard the shots that with the motorcycle backfire or that it was a balloon going off for a firecracker but he said i was a hunter. i knew the instant i heard that it was the crack of a hunting rifle. i talked to everyone who was with lyndon johnson in the hospital, still alive, who was in hospital with lyndon johnson, congressman jack brooks, lyndon johnson's secretary, kennedy, secretary, i have learned there always seems to the other sources that have been overlooked. when i was doing this, suddenly i cam
. let's bring in congressman gerald connolly of virginia tonight. congressman, good to have you with us. >> great to be back with you, ed. >> this story bothers me because this is the government getting in the way of an operation that was successful. why did the lame duck session of the congress do this in 2006? >> you know, i think republicans really don't like the post office because it's very big, it's quasi governmental, and it's unionized. and what is ironic about their opposition and their determination to engineer it to fail, as you said is that it is the only service to be provided the american people mandated in the constitution of the united states, which they say they believe in. you can look it up in article 1, section 8. the post office is right there in the constitution of the united states. and i think we have a sacred obligation to make it work and to create a new business model. they're resisting that because they want it to fail. >> why can't someone, and i'll ask you, in the congress bring forth a bill that will reverse this entire law? now what is happening here is t
! collins of new york. boehner. conaway. boehner. connolly. >> boehner. connolly, pelosi, conyers. pelosi. cook. boehner. cooper. colin powell. costa. >> okay. that was a live look at the 113th congress, which is already setting up to be very interesting. we did have one vote for eric cantor. we've had cantor vote for john boehner. i believe we just had a vote for colin powell. that just goes to show you that the 113th is vying to be as whacky as the 1 129. we've had votes for nancy pelosi, and obviously most of the votes coming in for john boehner from republicans. coming back out to the panel, i mean, the thinking is, karen, that john boehner really isn't in actual jeopardy unless, of course, 20 republicans were to decide to do the colin powell/cantor gambet here. >> just the very fact -- think about this -- that john boehner went into today with stories sort of swirling around whether or not and questioning whether or not he would really stay the speaker of the house, watching the vote count, let's see how many more general powell gets. that's not -- that just doesn't start him off ver
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or not the consumer will be impacted. >> reporter: connolly says the we've seen desperate for years and it has had very little impact on consumer spending. on top of that is important to think that the income tax is not going up for the middle-class dan kerman, kron 4. >> gary: >> jacqueline: temperatures will be warmer. that will continue for the rest of the week. and nearly 40 degrees and for the afternoon highs. nearly 60. as we take a look outside the satellite & radar. it it is going to drive that storm well to the north. with rain and warmer temperatures court tomorrow, it is still going to be cold. 30's in santa rosa. 29 in fairfield and for the inland valleys, 33 in pleasanton. concord, warmer for the bay shore. mid upper 30's. san francisco, and chilly but no freeze warnings or frost advisories. i do think that we could see patchy frost for the inland valleys. temperatures will be at or below freezing. afternoon highs, the afternoon mid-60s could see 59 degrees in cupertino. mountain view, san jose, inland, a little bit cooler. if that fog forms. temperatures will be about in the mid '50s
ravens. >> connolly tonight at 5:00, you can motivate -- finally tonight at 5:00, you can motivate the ravens by writing them a letter. as jennifer franciotti shows us, fans are going all out on this. >> at a lot of our young fans have written saying "you probably wonder why i am calling you by your first name." this is pretty typical of the kids try to find a personal connection to the players. >> these letters are being put up one by one at the ravens training facility. from drawings to columns to letters, each carries a heartfelt message. >> it is great to see all the support. is great to walk by and look good all the letters. just see all the support from the kids and everything. that is a lot of fun. >> to see stuff like this -- of course i want to win. >> it is incredible. sometimes i just look and read it and see all the great messages. it gets us fired up. >> the ravens are the only organization in the nfl making it this easy to reach the team. mailboxes are drop-off locations for fans. 1 school delivered 600 letters and more are coming in. >> almost every player has gotten
director. they just hired connolly's a rice as a contributor, you know, one of the emblems, if you will, of the republican party. square all tha up. >> harry republicans to have a history of attacking other republicans. that runs within the republican party. michael steele was on tv. republicans did not show up for this grand party. the news media understands this. the left news media. president obama's goal is to fundamentally remake the nation. what that requires is not by partisanship. completely destroying his opposition to bully tactics by calling as racist, biggest, sexist, homophobic. that is with this news media, how could you possibly call that a bipartisan speech. you have to be so on the kool-aid. they're running of kool-aid. it seems and conservative. coming up tomorrow -- lou: by the way, we recommend the offer highly. be sure to go out and take a look. author of police. appear tomorrow, author, former federal prosecutor, forensic psychologist , fox news contributor psychiatrist dr. keith and i blow. ubs chief in business strategist among our guests. links to our facebook p
, but on this issue of the fiscal cliff, they did not great. congressman connolly voting for the legislation. >> this was not a very solution-oriented congress, but this was a solution in the last day of the last session, and i felt that was the right vote. congressman moran voted no, like many house republicans. he said we're pushing off the inevitable, namely sequestration, those are the across the board cuts to all federal agencies. they could cripple northern virginia's economy. >> the way this sequestration act is worded, you have to take an equal amount from every program project and activity. that defies logic. you can't furlough for a month air traffic controllers or meat inspectors. what do you do in the grocery stores if you furloughed meat inspectors? >> reporter: conley is also fog used on sequestration, but for the immediate future, he says some good will come from his vote. >> most of our constituents are not going to see thousands taken out of their paycheck in additional taxation. >> reporter: these two, while friends, are in the same party and they still couldn't great on th
. and turning to reagan. instead of connolly who was able to do what he did. and bill clinton in 1992. took a democrat party who lost five out of the last six elections and turned that party around. right now the republican party is absent strong leadership. that's why we've seen the party go in the direction it's going. you know, i think it's fascinating that the past year and a half, past two years has even made me long for the days of george w. bush. because you remember what bush did. i mean, when trent lott, a good friend of mine said something he shouldn't have said about strom thurmon, they moved quickly get k him out as majority leader. they did not allow other extremist statements without punishing them. so i think chris christie if he keeps providing strong leadership in new jersey actually shows republicans you can stand up to the extremists. you can work with democrats in government. and you can be rewarded for it in a big way. >> let's take a look. here's chris christie talking to you this morning. he knows how to get things done and that means compromising with democrats. let'
. goodlatte: i yield to the gentleman from virginia, mr. connolly. mr. connolly: section 3, no person shall be a senator or representative in congress or elector of president and vice president or hold any office, civil or military, under the united states or under any state who having previously taken an oath as a member of congress or as an officer of the united states. but when the right to vote at eelection for choice of electors of president and vice president of the united states, representatives in congress, the executive, and judicial offices of a state, or the members of the legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such state being 21 years of age and citizens of the united states, or in any way abridged except for participation in rebellion or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced to the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens 21 years of age in such state. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentleman from florida, mr. ross. mr. ross: or as a member of any state legislature or
, this quartet is the new dustin hoffman that he directed. with billy connolly. zero dark 30. and the life of pi you would love the way that movie is on the screen and of course arci will see you at the weinstein gallery. >> that sounds interesting. this quick look outside of the bay bridge look at how nice this looks. that means that it will hopefully stay that way and here to give us the forecast is janu. it >> good morning. this is from our mount tam cam. finally, a little bit breezy that as what is been happening with this cloud coverage and the fog. as for temperatures? 40's. 54 and novado, fairfield, hubert, redwood city. and low 50s in the self bay. as for take a look at the satellite and ritter the '50s in the--- south bay a cool down toward the satellite and radar.3. most.. of bed more struggle remain out of our area more of that moisture. as we take a look at the seven day are around the bay. we are going to take a look at the possibility of sunshine. we will take a quick break and we will be right back.... >> let me take you back to this gun-control rally. this is from our nation's ca
, mr. connolly. mr. connolly: section 3, no person shall be a senator or representative in congress or ector of president and vice president or hold any office, civil or military, under the united states or under any state who having previously taken an oath as a member of congress or as an officer of the united states. but when the right to vote at eelection for choice of electors of president and vice president of the united states, representatives in congress, the executive, and judicial offices of a state, or the members of the legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such state being 21 years of age and citizens of the united states, or in any way abridged except for participation in rebellion or other crime, the basis of presentation therein shall be reduced to the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens 21 years of age in such state. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentleman from florida, mr. ross. mr. ross: or as a member of any state legislature or as an judicial officer of any state to support
. sometimes he raised no out. i asked john connolly what does that mean and he says that meant this guy was never getting anything from lyndon johnson. he says he didn't cross lyndon johnson. c-span: what was that no output are talking about? >> guest: that was head of the democratic national campaign committee, deciding how much money to give congressional candidates. c-span: you say in your book power always reveals. what does that reveal? >> guest: well, what you wanted to do all along. the clichÉ is what i acton's statement, all power corrupts absolute power corrupts absolutely. i don't think that is always true. i think what is always true is that power reveals because when you have enough power to do whatever you want to do, then people see what you wanted to do. it's particularly true in the case of lyndon johnson, but it's also true, power doesn't always corrupts. power can cleanse. in the case of sam rayburn, who had to keep quiet as a representative and tell he became first a powerful committee chairman. then you see him moving the senate, the house of representatives to popu
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